Incoming Accepted Students

Class of 2021 students who have recently been selected, we anticipate having this website for your class updated in the next few weeks.  There will be some changes in dates as well as materials below.  Additionally, once we have you accepted through the UK Graduate School Office, you will have access to a UKPA Class of 2021 Canvas Shell which will contain all of these documents as well as other important materials and to receive announcements.  Julia Berry will notify you when the website is up to date once all students have accepted their seat in the class.

Important Dates to remember: 

November 8 & 9 - tentative Meet and Greet dates

January 2, 3, 4, 7, & 8 - tentative Orientation dates

February 8 - tentative White Coat Ceremony date

Dear Member of the UKPAS Class of 2021,
Congratulations and welcome to the University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Studies program! This is an extraordinary time for our program and our profession. We look forward to sharing our enthusiasm and vision with you.
Best wishes,
W. Scott Black, MD
Department Chair
Physician Assistant Studies

2018 Meet and Greet Agenda - Currently updating

2019 Orientation Agenda - Currently Updating

Important Links

University of Kentucky College of Health Science and Physician Assistant Compliance Information (updated 09/19/17)
College of Health Science Compliance website
Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity

Financial Aid Links
Complete FASFA as soon as possible.  If needed apply to graduate plus loans for summer:

Meet and Greet Financial Aid Documents & Presentation - these are from the 2017 presentation.  The new documents will be uploaded after the November meeting.

Financial Aid Presentation

UKPA Financial Aid Details

Accepting Loans on MyUK Portal

Direct Loan Details

Scholarship Information 
The attached spreadsheet is a list of scholarship information the program has received through the year. Check the websites to learn more of the scholarship availability for each.

UK Student Health & Immunizations 

Student Health Insurance (information & presentation from Meet and Greet 2017)

Student Insurance Presentation

How to obtain an ID Card

SHP Program

Plan Highlights

Student Health Plan FAQ

UKY Premium Payment Info.

Parking Information 

  • UK Parking Website - (Lexington Students) We recommend students buy the K Lot parking permit
  • Morehead Campus Parking - Students will receive a parking pass for SCRMC parking at orientation.  This is free parking for Morehead campus students.

Graduate Certificates 

Morehead Campus Students Only 

You are required to complete a graduate application from MSU.  You need to complete this and bring with you to the Meet and Greet to give to Julia or Kim. You do not pay the fee and for program just write Physician Assistant Studies.  Additionally, we will need another official copy of transcripts only from the institution in which you received your bachelor's degree.  If you graduate from Morehead State, we will not need a copy of transcripts.

Programmatic Information